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15 Jan 2010 description
report Government of India

New Delhi

The Prime Minister has conveyed his condolences to Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive of Haiti and the people of the Island nation on the loss of lives and devastation in the Jan 12th earthquake and is making an immediate donation of 5 million dollars for relief measures.

The text of the Prime Minister's message is as follows:

"It is with profound sadness that we have learnt of the vast devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti on 12 January, 2010.

India stands by the Government and people of Haiti in their hour of need.

14 Jan 2010 description
report Government of India

Government of India is deeply saddened at the death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010. Government has also decided to give US$ 1 million in cash to Haiti for immediate and emergency relief purposes.

Communications with Haiti are currently difficult. However, it has been ascertained that all 140 personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed with the United Nations are safe.